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Photo: Tourist Attraction Barbary Macaque Monkey Gibraltar Europe

A monkey with an appetite, Barbary Macaques are one of the major tourist attractions on the Rock of Gilbraltar in Europe, however, it is not recommended to feed them while visiting.

The Barbary Macaque which is also known as the Barbary Ape is actually a true monkey rather than an ape.

It is thought that the population of Barbary Macaques found on the Rock of Gibraltar were introduced as the species is found at home in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and Algeria. They have become a major tourist attraction for the small slice of the United Kingdom - Gibraltar.

Gibraltar, which occupies an area of 6.84 square kilometres, is found at the southernmost tip of Spain (Iberian Peninsula) along the Costa del Sol. It is a British overseas territory which is independently governed. A border crossing is necessary in order to enter Gibraltar from Spain. As well as the Barbary Macaques, Gibraltar is also home other mammals and marine mammals such as foxes, rabbits, bats, dolphins and whales. ... continue below the picture...


Tourist Attraction Barbary Macaque Monkey Gibraltar Europe

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Tourist Attraction Barbary Macaque Monkey Gibraltar Europe
Photo of one of the tourist attractions on the Rock of Gibraltar, a Barbary Macaque finding an easy snack from visitors.

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... There are also over 500 species of flowering plants found in Gibraltar - a popular tourist destination.

Barbary Macaque (aka Barbary Ape), Macaca sylvanus, reaching into a tourist car, The Rock of Gibraltar, Gibraltar, Britain, United Kingdom.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/400 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 200mm.

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Tourist Attraction Barbary Macaque Monkey Gibraltar Europe
A monkey with an appetite, Barbary Macaques are one of the major tourist attractions on the Rock of Gilbraltar in Europe, however, it is not recommended to feed them while visiting.
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